HEU Minimization Successes: Technical, Political and Economic Drivers
Panel 2: HEU Minimization Successes: Technical, Political and Economic Drivers
This panel discussion was convened as a part of the 2nd International Symposium on HEU Minimization in Vienna, which was co-hosted by Austria, Norway and NTI, in cooperation with the IAEA. Each panel member discussed their country's experience moving away from HEU for civil uses.
- Chair: Styrkaar Hustveit, Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority
- Michael Druce, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization
- Dr. Daniel Iracane, Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (France)
- Dr. Umar Salikhbaev, Institute of Nuclear Physics (Uzbekistan)
- Nineta Bărbulescu, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania
- Dr. Kevin Crowley, National Academies of Science (US)
This was the second of six panel discussions that took place at the 2nd International Symposium on HEU Minimization in Vienna, which was co-hosted by Austria, Norway and NTI, in cooperation with the IAEA.
the Nuclear Threat
Reducing the risk of nuclear use by terrorists and nation-states requires a broad set of complementary strategies targeted at reducing state reliance on nuclear weapons, stemming the demand for nuclear weapons and denying organizations or states access to the essential nuclear materials, technologies and know-how.
Global Security Newswire
June 27, 2012
Russia and the United States on Tuesday indicated they would continue to take steps to guard against the illicit acquisition of atomic substances, the Associated Press reported.
March 21, 2012
A 2010 agreement between a Canadian medical isotope production company to purchase highly enriched uranium from Russia has drawn criticism from nonproliferation analysts who argue it runs contrary to Ottawa's publicized nuclear security promises, the Globe and Mail reported on Wednesday.